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CSPAN
Sep 2, 2010 1:00pm EDT
we saw this week, there were those who will use violence to try to derail these talks. there are going to be difficult days, and many obstacles along the way. we recognize that this is not an easy task. but as the president told the leaders, we expect to continue until our job is complete and successful. and with that, i will be pleased to take some of your questions. >> what was their personal relationship? when you saw them next to each other it seemed like they were rather distant. did they seem to develop any type of bond? >> the relationship was cordial. as you know, these men have known each other for a long time. this is not the first meeting between them. they're not strangers politically or personally. i felt it was a constructive and positive mood, both in terms of their personal interaction and in terms of the nature of the discussion that occurred. >> yesterday president obama talked about some progress. i appreciate that you do not want to -- too many details. today prime minister netanyahu talked about the jewishness of the state. can you bridge the gap considering
CSPAN
Sep 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
in my testimony. i believe the commission has the memo we used to analyze the wachovia situation. it was the context. the economic situation was important to making judgments about systemic risk of individual institutions, the scale. wachovia was the third largest institution by deposit, so incredibly large and interconnected. we looked at measures of the interconnectedness, how -- to the extent we could, where the commercial paper was placed and the effect of not being able to pay might have on other institutions. some of its other large exposures to different markets and a different institutions. the fact that it was well- capitalized, considered well- capitalized. the market did not seem to see the failure of it coming. unlike wamu where the market saw it that they died over a period of time. a lot of folks prepared for that. >> so do you agree that there should have been no intervention with wamu? >> yes we agree. >> there are some who assert that the failure of wamu triggered a run on wachovia? >> the day after wamu failed, two events occurred. that was also the date the legisla
CSPAN
Sep 2, 2010 10:00am EDT
someone to it to the citizens' private fund, using organizations like the popular organizations where clients go in and file lawsuits, because they take money and use it for their campaign and basically leave the person that is lucky plan to -- that is the plaintiff in this particular situation penniless, and nobody does anything about it. and those that are members of the local church -- they go from church to church, to help fund the organization. i find that robbing people, legally doing it, and ignoring it when making a complaint -- we have to find where the money comes from and i think we are doing a poor job on that. thank you, and have a great day. guest: i am not sure i totally understand the question, but in terms of disclosure, that is a very important part of the process now, because there is more ability to spend money. i think that a lot of voters would be interested in knowing as much as they can about where the support for a particular candidate is coming from. host: people are looking at the race in minnesota as a real test case of the citizens united decision. g
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